In our 2022 learning to live with COVID world, the Calgary "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" Stampede is returning in full force. Here are a few tidbits as a reminder of the Stampede of the past.

Photographs of the 1912 Calgary Stampede
Taken by M.B. "Doc" Marcell, the first official photographer of the Stampede.
Other Marcell photos can be found at the Calgary Stampede Archives

Secret Calgary: The Weird and Wild Days of The Stampede
A fun short documentary sponsored by Telus.

The Calgary Stampede
A 1925 American silent Western film starring Hoot Gibson. Unfortunately no extant video is available online.

The Girl from Calgary
A 1932 film starring Fifi D'Orsay, with the Stampede featured in the first few minutes of the film.

The Calgary Stampede
A 1948 Warner Brothers short documentary about the Calgary Stampede narrated by Art Gilmore.
Warning: Some of the language and representation of indigenous peoples do not align with modern sensibilities.

Northwest Stampede
A 1948 film starring Joan Leslie. The Stampede is featured about 41 minutes into the film.

A 1963 National Film Board Documentary by Claude Fournier.

Calgary Stampede Diamond Jubilee
A 1972 Television Special starring Lorne Greene.